Archive for January 2012

School of Education to host workshop on African genocides and the Holocaust

January 27, 2012 | Press Releases

The School of Education’s Regional Holocaust and Genocide Initiative will host a workshop titled “Teaching about Genocide with a Focus on Africa” at Syracuse University’s Winnick Hillel Center on Feb. 13 from 4-7 p.m. The workshop will be presented by Edward Kissi, associate professor in the Department of African Studies at the University of South Florida. This event is free Read more

New gateway sign to Armory Square features elements of Connective Corridor

January 26, 2012 | Press Releases

 A new gateway sign to Syracuse’s Armory Square is set to be installed on Friday, Jan. 27, featuring a design that incorporates elements of the Connective Corridor, as well as the vibrancy of the arts, cultural and professional opportunities in the Armory Square area. According to Robbi Farschman, director of the Connective Corridor, the sign’s design incorporates Connective Corridor branding Read more

SU’s Newhouse School, HootSuite form partnership for digital and social learning

January 24, 2012 | Press Releases

A new, international partnership between Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and HootSuite will help prepare students for the digital and social media jobs of the future. This is the first-ever higher education partnership for the Canadian company, which now boasts some 3 million users. Under the direction of William J. Ward, social media professor at the Newhouse Read more

IVMF issues monthly snapshot of employment situation of veterans in America

January 24, 2012 | Press Releases

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) has begun releasing a fact sheet on the first Friday of each month representing the most current snapshot of the month-to-month change in the employment situation of America’s veterans. The first report was issued in December 2011. An online archive can be found on the IVMF website,, by Read more

New entrepreneurial position ignites the student voice

January 24, 2012 | Press Releases

For the past several years, there has been a growing entrepreneurial ecosystem at Syracuse University, and it’s about to get stronger. A group of current and recent SU graduate students with a vested interest in seeing entrepreneurship thrive at SU, as well as in the surrounding community, saw an opportunity for collaboration, more efficient use of resources and a stronger Read more

University announces new interdisciplinary M.S. in sport venue and event management

January 24, 2012 | Press Releases

Program leverages local, national, global relationships with pre-eminent facility management organizations from AEG Worldwide to SU’s Carrier Dome In response to a strong career outlook in the fields of facility and event management and a growing need for professionals trained specifically in this area, Syracuse University has announced a new interdisciplinary master of science degree in sport venue and event Read more

Jan. 29 Malmgren Concert will feature chamber music with organ

January 24, 2012 | Press Releases

Four music professors from Central New York will come together on Sunday, Jan. 29, for a performance of chamber music with organ at Syracuse University. The concert, the first Malmgren Concert of the spring 2012 semester, will begin at 4 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel and is free and open to the public. Free parking will be available in the Irving Read more

GroupM managing partner Lee Doyle will visit Newhouse School Jan. 30

January 23, 2012 | Press Releases

Lee Doyle, managing partner of GroupM, will visit the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on Monday, Jan. 30, as a guest of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum. He will speak on “Building Brands in a Digital World—Digital Changes Everything” at 6:30 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3. His talk is free and open to the public. Read more

360i CEO Bryan Wiener to visit SU’s Newhouse School Feb. 8

January 23, 2012 | Press Releases

Bryan Wiener ’92, CEO of the digital marketing agency 360i, will visit the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on Wednesday, Feb. 8, as a guest of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum. He will speak at 5:30 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3. His talk is free and open to the public. Parking is available in SU Read more

SU announces launch of Janklow Arts Leadership Program

January 17, 2012 | Press Releases

Tonight at New York’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Syracuse University will announce the launch of the Janklow Arts Leadership Program, a new M.A. program named for the great literary agent and College of Arts and Sciences alumnus Morton L. Janklow. Anchored in the University’s College of Arts and Sciences, the program will provide students with core competencies in Read more

Renowned artist Shimon Attie to lead speaker series on memory, commemoration

January 17, 2012 | Press Releases

Internationally renowned artist Shimon Attie will lead and host a new cross-disciplinary speaker series at Syracuse University on art, memory, community and commemoration. “Memory and Commemoration, as Fact or Fiction” will feature four speakers, including Attie, whose work addresses the complex issues of public remembrance and memory making. The series is co-sponsored by the College of Visual and Performing Arts Read more

Carmelo Anthony included in ‘Giving Back 30’

January 12, 2012 | Press Releases

The Huffington Post mentions New York Knick Carmelo Anthony’s gifts to SU in an article highlighting  the Giving Back Fund’s “Giving Back 30,” a list of the 30 celebrities who made the largest donations to charity in 2010.<!–more–> An embedded video features an interview with Anthony about the Carmelo Anthony Foundation and his approach to philanthropy and community building. Go Read more

New endowed chair will support journalism innovation in Newhouse School

January 11, 2012 | Press Releases

A new endowed chair in Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications will help lead the school’s continued efforts toward expanding teaching and innovation in digital and new media. The Peter A. Horvitz Endowed Chair in Journalism Innovation will develop and teach new courses that will allow students to explore the intersection of journalism and technology, and will work Read more

School Media Program ranks first for student services, technology

January 10, 2012 | Press Releases

The masters degree in library and information science with school media specialization offered by the School of Information Studies (iSchool) has been ranked first in the Student Services and Technology category of the U.S. News and World Report Top Online Education Programs rankings for 2012. The category ranking is determined by evaluation of technologies available to students, such as live Read more

EBV, IVMF visit NYSE and ring closing bell

January 10, 2012 | Press Releases

On Monday, Jan. 9, representatives from Syracuse University’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), the EBV Foundation and EBV corporate sponsors PepsiCo, Walmart and Humana visited the New York Stock Exchange. Their visit highlighted the work the EBV program and foundation are undertaking to provide cutting-edge entrepreneurship training to open Read more